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REVIEW OF SEISMIC EVENTS IN LAWRENCE COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA JANUARY 2017

Seismic events that occurred in western Lawrence County on April 25, 2016, were likely correlated to natural gas hydraulic fracturing by Hilcorp Energy Company, according to a report by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Bibliography: Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) REVIEW OF SEISMIC EVENTS IN LAWRENCE COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA JANUARY 2017 Jan. 19, …

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A Historical Review of Induced Earthquakes in Texas

This historical overview over earthquakes in different areas of Texas shows empirically that seismic activity has grown in line with the oil and gas production, e. g. with secondary techniques, and accompanying underground waste water disposal. ABSTRACT In Texas, earthquakes have occurred in close association with activities accompanying petroleum production since 1925. Here we develop …

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2016 One-Year Seismic Hazard Forecast for the Central and Eastern United States from Induced and Natural Earthquakes

Increased seismic activity, whether defined as induced or natural, produces high hazard. Conversion of ground shaking to seismic intensity indicates that some places in Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, and Arkansas may experience damage if the induced seismicity continues unabated. The chance of having Modified Mercalli Intensity (MMI) VI or greater (damaging earthquake shaking) …

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